Acting Tips

Tips and Advice from Backstage
For over 50 years, Backstage has been the most trusted place in the US for actors to find news, advice, and casting information.
  • Ever since I was seven years old, I knew two things: that I wanted to pursue the arts and that I identified as female. The question from that moment was, How am I going to make both of those parts ...
  • If you’ve been acting long enough, you’ve likely heard the expression, “There’s no acting without auditioning.” The goal for all of us is to get to a place where we don’t have to audition but can be given roles based ...
  • I have worked with thousands of actors over the years and cast scores of projects. Many actors I know have not understood the role of the casting director. Actors tell me that they get very nervous when auditioning for casting, ...
  • Even though they so often hold your career in their hands, fearing the almighty casting director will do neither you or them any good. Instead, channel that energy into impressing them with these helpful tips from our Backstage Experts. They ...
Tips from Brian Timoney Actors’ Studio
Brian Timoney Actors’ Studio specialise in transforming individuals with little or no acting experience into professional actors. We cater specifically for people who seek to transition from their 9 to 5 jobs into the acting industry.
  • On this podcast, we look at how to research a character like a method acting pro. The post Episode 88: How To Research Like A Method Actor appeared first on Brian Timoney Acting:.
  • On this podcast, we discuss the ever-increasing importance of creating your own acting work and how to do it. The post Episode 87: Creating Your Own Acting Work appeared first on Brian Timoney Acting:.
  • Graduating from the Ultimate Acting Programme Julian Schaffner secured a major Hollywood movie role in Singularity, opposite John Cusack. The post Hollywood Feature Film With John Cusack appeared first on Brian Timoney Acting:.
  • Listen to this special podcast with Brian and cast member Victoria Wiseman on the Miss Julie rehearsal process. The post Episode 86: Fantastic Realism Rehearsal Process appeared first on Brian Timoney Acting:.
By Brian Timoney, one of the world’s leading method acting coaches.